The Way Home: Episode 58 featuring Greg Smalley

Today I am joined by Dr. Greg Smalley. Dr. Smalley serves as the executive director of Marriage and Family Formation at Focus on the Family. Today we will talk with Dr. Smalley about his current work at Focus on the Family, how Christians should think about marriage in a post-marriage culture, and some of the most important lessons…

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Troubled Hearts in Tumultuous Times

What is going on? This is the sentiment I’ve heard from many friends and family, especially as they survey this increasingly crazy election season. I have to admit that I’ve been more than a bit distressed myself lately. How is it, for instance, that a vulgar, reality-show icon who has built his empire by exploiting…

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The Way Home: Episode 57 featuring Darrin Patrick

Darrin Patrick is the founder and lead pastor The Journey Church in St. Louis, vice-president of Acts 29, a church planting network, and chaplain of the St. Louis Cardinals. He is a prolific author and featured speaker. His latest book is The Dudes Guide to Marriage. Darrin and I will talk about baseball (in which I will…

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The Way Home: Episode 56 featuring Thomas Kidd

Today I am excited to be joined by Thomas Kidd. Dr. Kidd is a historian and professor who teaches history at Baylor University and serves as the Associate Director of Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion. He is a regular contributor for outlets such as WORLD Magazine, The Gospel Coalition, and USA Today. He is…

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Some thoughts on productivity and leadership from a creative

Productivity is a growing field among evangelicals and I’m so grateful for this. Gifted men like Matt Perman and Michael Hyatt have helped us think through the best way to do be most efficient in our respective callings. At ERLC we are blessed to have our very own productivity guru, Daniel Patterson, who has taught me…

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Good Men Are Hard to Find: Lessons from the Life of George H.W. Bush

I just finished reading Jon Meacham’s magnificent biography of the 41st President of the United States, George HW Bush, a book I thoroughly enjoyed, from cover to cover. Bush’s election to the presidency in 1988 was the first presidential election I paid attention to. I was ten years old, already a budding politics and history nerd.…

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The Way Home: Episode 55 featuring Erin Straza

Today I’m joined on the podcast by gifted writer, Erin Straza. My colleague Lindsay Swartz joins me for this interview as we discuss The Story, a beautiful short film that tells the gospel story in a fresh and compelling way. We walk about the power of story, evangelism, and how Christians should talk about Christ…

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